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WHAT TO WEAR: Taking Steps Toward Athleisure

February 14th, 2017 at 2:00am
WHAT TO WEAR: Taking Steps Toward Athleisure

First came grunge, a trend where it is acceptable to look like you just rolled out of bed. In a similar spirit, we now have “athleisure”.

Athleisure is basically just a fancy word for athletic apparel that is stylish enough to wear to locations other than the gym, and this look is taking over. The key to this trend is to pair it with interesting staple pieces that can elevate the entire look in one step. This staple piece could mean your favorite pair of jeans, a functional jacket, or even a sleek backpack.

Because of the ease involved in this look, this can quickly become a great lifestyle look for anyone who enjoys being a little sporty, and a lot trendy. What I really love about the look this Fashionisto is wearing is the layering of different comfy pieces that is giving dimension with the addition of a simple hat and some athletic shoes. If you want to push the athleisure look to the next level, try adding a pair of joggers instead of jeans, throw on a sweatshirt featuring an athletic logo and layer it with an oversized blazer. To top it all off, add a sporty bag to carry your books for class or your spare gym clothes.

This look has proven to be perfect for comfort and style but another great feature about athleisure is that it is easy for anyone to wear. This look is perfect for men and women and can be built from pieces that you probably already have in your closet, what’s better than that? So while you’re trying out the latest trends in the new year, be sure to add this one to the list!